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Creator:
Imitator of Richard Wilson RA, 1713/4–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:

The Head of Lake Nemi

Date:
ca. 1800
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 13/16 x 30 1/4 inches (63 x 76.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Label on verso, upper center: “Fine Art Publishers [logo] To H.M. King George V. | London, | 43, Old Bond Street, | Piccadilly, W.”; lower center: “Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd. | No 36286 | [logo] | By Appointment | To His Late Majesty King George VI | Fine Art Publishers Thos. Agnew | & Sons Ltd. London | London, 43 Old Bond Street, | Piccadilly, W1X 4BA | [handwritten] 4993”; center right: “Pitt & Scott Ltd | London | G. [handwritten] 5463 | [typed] 5212”; center, handwritten: "200"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1973.1.64
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boulder | building | lake | landscape | people | science | volcano
Associated Places:
Italy | Lake Nemi | Lazio | Roma
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:156
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Classic Ground - British Artists and the Landscape of Italy, 1740-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-07-29 - 1981-09-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 254, 255, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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